Daily Archives: July 1, 2013

What Exactly Is A “Marijuana Mom?”

What Exactly Is A “Marijuana Mom?”

What exactly is a “Marijuana Mom?” The answer to that question is not obvious; most individuals will automatically assume if you are a mother or father for marijuana, medical or recreational, you are a no-good stoner who doesn’t contribute to society. This stigma has become the norm after 70+ years of federal hemp and cannabis […]

THE WAR ISN’T OVER: What 935 Months In Prison Looks Like

THE WAR ISN’T OVER: What 935 Months In Prison Looks Like

How FCI Sheridan Became Home For These Medical Marijuana Patients One month short of 78 years. That’s the collective punishment handed down to the prisoners in this photo. Their crime against humanity: providing marijuana to people who would have found it elsewhere. Look closely at these faces. These men and their families are the casualties […]

Reality Check On Marijuana Moms Media Coverage

Reality Check On Marijuana Moms Media Coverage

Recently, there has been a confounding media frenzy on the sensationalized phenomenon of “marijuana moms,” women who smoke cannabis to get through the stress of being a parent. The comparison is a familiar one, of “mother’s little helpers,” blatant references to 1960s housewives who would take a Valium or a Quaalude to ease the burden […]

CPS Visits Family After Son Mentions Hemp at School

CPS Visits Family After Son Mentions Hemp at School

PHOTO: MONKO PHOTO The title ‘Marijuana Moms’ should not be relegated to just moms who consume cannabis (although at Ladybud, we definitely agree that cannabis is an amazing and versatile plant). In some cases, free thinkers don’t even have a relationship with the plant bear the brunt of ignorance from social workers. These days ‘Marijuana […]

Lindsey Rinehart: A Message To My Precious Boys

Lindsey Rinehart: A Message To My Precious Boys

Lindsey Rinehart is an activist from Idaho. On April 23, the state removed her children from her custody for three weeks. Read her story here. This letter is a message to her children to read in 15 years when they are adults, but really a message to all parents, moms and dads, who risk their […]